Purpose and passion
South Africans have proven their appetite for good news and inspirational stories with their support of the Good Things Guy. Brent has also created a team of journalists and storytellers to help him craft and shape their message of positivity and kindness to the world.
The Good Things Guy and Brent have racked up numerous awards and accolades since 2014. Brent was selected as a LeadSA Hero, one of Africa’s most promising entrepreneurs and also chosen as one of the prestigious Mail & Guardian Top 200 Young South Africans.
Brent has been featured on Carte Blanche, eNCA, Mashable, CNN, Sky News, Oprah and Ellen DeGeneres, and many more. A quarter of their followers and readers are based overseas – proving that good news spreads. The Good Things Guy shows that good news does sell. It has won Top Blog of the Year awards a handful number of times in South African, one of the top 100 best global websites to follow as voted by international readers, and its podcast is rated as one of the best in South Africa. The Good Things Guy has more than 400,000 followers across Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, and Youtube daily. Their top five news stories are also displayed on various indoor and outdoor digital screens across the country to further inspire people’s days for the better.